Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged border closures between countries, some people still swapped South Africa for Australia in 2020.
(Partner content) In most countries you must spend several years living and working there before you can qualify for permanent residency. Australia is different.
Law officials are set to decide whether Johan Francois Schwartz used “reasonable force” when he killed a home invader at his Sydney property.
Despite what you’re used to seeing on postcards, there’s more to the land Down Under than Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. While these are famous Australian tourist attractions – regional Australia is a largely unexplored part of Australia that is in serious need of international migrants. Now, more than ever, it’s easier to move to one of these regions if you have the right skills.
The SA tourism board in Oz are asking expats to come back home. If only for a holiday.
The DA Abroad will be hosting four events this coming weekend in celebration of South Africa’s Freedom Day.
In Sydney this week police were called by worried neighbours to what they thought was a case of domestic violence. High pitched screaming and a man threatening to kill someone promted neighbours to report a voilent domestic dispute to the local police. What they found when he answered the door will only surprise you if you DON’T live in Australia.
Missing your family for most expats is something that we never truly grasped until we got here. And it’s even worse over Christmas time. But would I do it all over again if I knew then what I know now? That’s what so many people as me, and what I ask myself over Christmas.
In this fascinating three part series we have examined the increasingly common psychological journey, as outlined by the framework of the 5 Stages of Laundry. By now you should be confident to identify the stages in yourself and others, and be able to offer practical advice to those who may be suffering through it.
One of the lesser discussed adjustment processes that South Africans who immigrate to Australia undertake is the 5 Stages of Laundry. In this three part series, we take a detailed look at this increasingly common psychological journey. We outline the 5 stages and how to identify them in yourself and others, and offer practical advice […]
There are three questions that new South African expats who arrive in Australia inevitably ask. Back in SA the answers to these questions accurately suss out a person’s social standing, but in Australia they’re a no-go.
Yes, I left South Africa, but I did not desert her.
Whether you call them op-shops, thrift stores, charity shops or Salvos — it’s all about recycling.
MOVE TO AUSTRALIA | Developing the same network of friends, family and business contacts you left behind in South Africa is always a struggle. Sydney’s Leading Networking Coach, Sean Grobbelaar, lets us in on a few secrets of replicating your South African network, in Australia.
MOVE TO AUSTRALIA | What you need to consider when updating your CV to give you the best chance of finding that great job in Australia.